How Zoophilic Japanese Encephalitis Vector Mosquitoes Feed on Humans.

Abstract

Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is the most frequent cause of mosquito-borne encephalitis in Asian countries. Several culicine species are potential vectors. The primary JEV vectors feed mainly on cows (a dead-end host for JEV), pigs (an amplifying host), and, occasionally, humans (a dead-end host). It is essential to determine blood-feeding patterns to… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/jme/tjw165

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